Lot 79: English Hepplewhite Inlaid Game Table
December 2, 2016
Hillsborough, NC, USALive Auction
circa 1800, mahogany with satinwood and rosewood veneers, the shaped top is highlighted by a satinwood banded border and opens to a felt playing surface, supported by a double swing leg surface with rosewood veneer, edge with vertical rosewood veneer, skirt and legs with lightwood line inlay.
29.25 x 36 x 18 in.
Top veneer with figured flame.
From the Estate of Mrs. Camilla Hammond Smith Strange of Annandale Farm, Gordonsville, VA and Warrenton, VA Born in Washington, D.C., Mrs. Strange was a proud member of the Society of the Lees of Virginia. Like her mother and grandmother, she had a great knowledge and appreciation of antiques and enjoyed decorating with them throughout her home.
Condition Report: Top with shrinkage separation to veneer; later felt surface; some veneer and inlay loss; top reset; break and repair to right rear upper leg at joint.